- a small or indistinct shaft or stream of light.
- a glimpse or hint; an indistinct sign of something.
- The rescue workers preserved a of optimism that they might still survive.
- brightness or shininess; splendor.
- To shine; to glitter; to glisten.
- To be briefly but strongly apparent.
- (obsolete, falconry) To disgorge filth, as a hawk.
- (noun) Originates before the first millenium from Middle English gleme, from Old English glím; see (pie, ghel-).
- (verb) Derived from the Middle English noun form before the first millenium.
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